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Teen Photo Contest

Saturday, March 31, 2018
All Locations
Enter today in our 2018 Teen Photo Contest.  You may enter one time per category: color, black and white, digitally enhanced, and selfie.  Visit any library location or www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more information.
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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. This is an early literacy-based program using music, rhymes, stories and more. For children up to 24 months with a caregiver.

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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Open Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Open Lab

Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Lab sessions are available to practice what you’ve learned.  Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.

Available software:

 
Internet Explorer 11
Google Chrome 
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013
Winway Resume Deluxe
Adobe Digital Editions
Overdrive Media Console 
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Homework Help

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers.
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Reading Buddies

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Story Corner, 1st Floor

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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Engineers Inspire Wonder

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Drop in after school to complete engineering design challenges, meet an engineer, and celebrate National Engineers Week.
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Family Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An opportunity for quality family time with books, songs and activities that parents and their children can enjoy together.


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Email In Action

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Email In Action 

Now that you are familiar with the basic features of your email account, let’s review sending and receiving attachments. This class will guide you through the process of attaching files, including a safety security overview of this process. Advance registration is required.   

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Reading Buddies

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Story Corner, 1st Floor

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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Engineers Inspire Wonder

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Drop in after school to complete engineering design challenges, meet an engineer, and celebrate National Engineers Week.
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Registration is closed

Welcome to Hogwarts

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Do you have what it takes to attend Hogwarts? Get sorted into a House, make your very own wand, attend a potions class, adopt a magical creature, and more.

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Homework Help

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main
Quad Children's, 1st Floor

Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers. 

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Registration is open

lynda.com: Learn it Online

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Need a resource for a new skill, personal or professional goal? Try Lynda.com, access over 3,000 virtual courses that include over 130,000 videos free through the Dayton Metro Library. This session offers account profile creation with an overview of Lynda.com. Basic computer skills (mouse, keyboard) are helpful but not required. Access to Lynda.com requires an active library card. Advance registration required.

Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Class size of eight, with a maximum of twelve. Sessions will start promptly at listed start time with consideration for parking and weather conditions. Laptops available for hands-on training.

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Internet Searching

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Internet Searching 

This program completes the learning track for the Internet training series. This class is designed to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct the most efficient and productive web searching activities possible.  Learn tips and secrets for finding the best information online including information on using search engines, subject directories, and specialized databases. Advance registration is required.  

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Engineers Inspire Wonder

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Drop in after school to complete engineering design challenges, meet an engineer, and celebrate National Engineers Week.
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Registration is closed

Downloadable

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Downloadable

All things Downloadable through your Dayton Metro Library: Discover DML’s Downloadable Digital Media, find free books, music, videos and more. Instructors will demonstrate how to download sound files and EPUB files from the library website and transfer them to an mp3 player and eBook reader. Tablet users will discover the Library Apps that are available for accessing library materials. Attendees are welcomed to bring in their E-Readers, Tablets, Laptops or Digital devices to practice or get help with searching, downloading and more! Advance registration is required, 
 
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Talk Tables

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main

 Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too. 

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Engineers Inspire Wonder

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Main
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
Celebrate National Engineers Week!  Learn and grow your STEM skills with fun activities and challenges and meet local female engineers.
 
You will also have the opportunity to learn about and sign up for a weekly engineering club for continued inspiration and mentoring.

Program presented in collaboration with CJ STEMM, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, and SWE South Ohio section.  Program funded in part by a grant from Exxon Mobil.
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Town Hall Theater Presents: Law & Order Fairytale Unit

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main
Bassani Theater Off Third, 3rd Floor
Take a peek inside the fairytale criminal justice system with this hilarious production from Town Hall Theater.
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Computer In Action

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Computer In Action 

Third class of the Computer series “What every computer user should know”. Add to your knowledge with a review of basic computer safety and security. This session will provide resources to help you understand common computer issues such as Cookies, Viruses, and more… Advance registration is required.

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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver. 
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Open Lab

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Open Lab

Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Lab sessions are available to practice what you’ve learned.  Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.

Available software:

 
Internet Explorer 11
Google Chrome 
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013
Winway Resume Deluxe
Adobe Digital Editions
Overdrive Media Console 
View More

Talk Tables

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main

Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too. 

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